Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
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March 3-4, “THE CHEDDAR CURTAIN”. Mighty Richland Players Dinner/Dessert Theater, 203 W. High Street, Orangeville. Saturday: Doors Open: 7 pm; Show: 7:30 pm; Sunday: Doors Open: Noon; Show: 12:30 pm. This all new show features stories of our area in a collaborative production. “In a Family Way”, by Mary Ann Presman, takes a light hearted look at family misunderstandings when an unemployed young man and his wife are forced to live with his parents. “Only One Choice”, by Peter Woodruff, shows a whimsical yet dark fictional conversation between Chief Blackhawk and other influential native Americans toward the end of his failed 1832 campaign to reoccupy ancestral land in northern Illinois. “Mis Taken Identity”, by Kim Sigafus, is a humorous account of mobster John Dillinger passing through northern Illinois on his way to Wisconsin. In addition to the three plays will be solo and ensemble musical numbers and short comedic skits. The Saturday performance is in dessert theater format and Sunday is a dinner theater performance. Saturday Dessert Theater: $20; Sunday Dinner Theater: $40. (815-819-1310)

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
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305 w. Stephenson St, Freeport.  Doors open at 6:00 pm;  show at 7:00.  Tickets $20 – $75.  Big Daddy Weave and Brandon Heath bring the Jesus I Believe tour to Freeport.  This is going to be an incredible night of worship and ministry that you won’t want to miss!   Purchase tickets at the door the night of the show or purchase on-line tickets at www.aasr-valleyoffreeeport.org.

Date: Friday, February 24, 2012
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February 24, BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION. Student/Conference Center, Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport. 7 pm. This celebration will feature a keynote address from Freeport High School Principal Dr. Patrick Hardy. Musical selections will be presented by the HCC Royal Scots and the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Men’s Choir. A reception and refreshments will follow. (815-599-3421)

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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February 15, CHILDREN OF UGANDA: TOUR OF LIGHT 2012. Jeannette Lloyd Theatre, 701 W. Empire Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Twenty children, ages 8 to 18, will perform traditional Ugandan songs and dances which tell many stories of Uganda’s history and vibrant culture. Clad in multi-colored costumes, the children will play authentic African instruments at their performance. They will show through their song and dance how they have persevered and thrived in the face of adversity. Adults: $10; Children 18 and Under: $5. (815-235-9755)

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Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
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February 25, DR. JIM WAND – COMEDY HYPNOSIS. Masonic Temple, 205 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Dr. Jim Wand, who has been involved in the field of hypnosis for over 20 years and who has hypnotized over one million people, will entertain the crowd. Created specifically with audience participation in mind, this show is clean, family fun at its best. Get the most from the evening and become a volunteer for the show, or just sit back and laugh the night away. $20 to $25. (815-233-0513)

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Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
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March 30, FREEPORT COMMUNITY CONCERT: RASTRELLI CELLO QUARTET. Masonic Temple, 305 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 pm. The Freeport Community Concert Association presents this cello group offering all styles of music. Season Subscription: $30; Single Concert: $15; Students Ages 5 and Older: Free. (815-232-4214)

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Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
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January 20, GLEN CAMPBELL – THE GOODBYE TOUR. Masonic Temple, 305 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Concert by artist Glen Campbell whose hits include “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Gentle on My Mind”, and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”. This is his farewell tour before he retires from the music industry due to his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. All seats reserved. Tickets available online at www.bigradio.fm or by calling. First Four Rows Center: $70; Main Floor and Mezzanine: $60; Balcony: $50. (815-599-1299)

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Date: Saturday, February 18, 2012
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February 18, RIVER CITY SOUND AND ROCKFORD BARBERSHOP CHORUS CONCERT. Masonic Temple Grand Auditorium, 305-315 Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Enjoy these two groups in concert. Tickets available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 4 pm starting January 10 at the Freeport Downtown Development Foundation office, 27 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. Reserved seating. Adults: $20 and $15; Students: $10 (balcony only). (815-232-9000)

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012
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February 11, SWEETHEARTS AND STRAWBERRIES VALENTINE SKATE. Skate Station, 7016 U.S. 20 West, Lena. 7 pm to 10 pm. Celebrate the day with two admissions for the price of one (boy and girl) and enjoy a snack bar special of a 2 scoop strawberry sundae for $1. Two Admissions (boy and girl): $4. (815-232-7344)

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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February 15, VALENTINE PARTY. Lena Historical Society Museum, 427 Grove Street, Lena. 7 pm. Learn about the origins of Valentine’s Day, share childhood memories and share keepsake valentines. (815-233-2545)